Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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Nov 28, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson to Partner with Walgreens to Provide Free Health Screenings and HIV Testing on World AIDS Day

MIAMI – In observance of World AIDS Day, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) will partner with Walgreens and several health clinics throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties to offer free health screenings and HIV/AIDS testing on Thursday, December 1, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Giveaways for individuals who are tested will be provided by Walgreens.

Oct 21, 2016 In The News

Local officials are working to treat the latest Zika zone around Little River, but across Biscayne Bay, more mosquitoes have tested positive for the virus in an area already treated.

Now, some elected leaders are saying that there is another factor beyond bugs, travel and sexual transmission is contributing to the spread of the virus.

Oct 19, 2016 Press Release

MIAMI – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson held a press conference today to address the new  Zika zone identified in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood.  She was joined by Dr.

Oct 18, 2016 In The News

MIAMI (WSVN) - Florida officials are ready to take the next step in their battle against the Zika virus, and it could not come at a better time.

At a news conference, Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., met with community leaders and local professors to address concerns and discuss measures to eradicate the virus in the newest hot zone in the City of Miami, which was announced last Thursday.

Sep 29, 2016 In The News

Three Miami lawmakers were so excited about Wednesday night's late U.S. House vote approving funding to fight the Zika virus that they convened reporters to assemble at Miami International Airport when their Washington flight landed Thursday morning.

An aide taped a big, mock check -- for $1.1 billion and made out to "Miami-Dade County and other Zika affected areas -- on a lectern.

"I hope you made note of the check that is attached to the podium," Miami Gardens Democratic Rep.Frederica Wilson said, "because this is a victory."